Sunday, August 19, 2012

Romeo and Juliet comes to Ayala Center Cebu!

The Ballet Center Presents Romeo and Juliet

One of the oldest and most active art organizations in Cebu will be celebrating the farewell performance of the International premier danseur Nicolas PacaƱa.  Ballet Center of Cebu, will be producing the full- length ballet masterpiece, “Romeo and Juliet” on August 24, 25, 31 and September 1 at the Onstage Cebu, Ayala Cinema One. 

“Nicolas deserves his swan song,” says co-artistic director of the Ballet Center, Gregory Aaron. Having known the world for his interpretations of the lead roles in the classics:  including; Romeo and Juliet, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Coppelia, and The Nutcracker, as well as a wealth of Balanchine, neo-classical and contemporary works, Nicolas worked with many of the world’s finest choreographers as premier danseur of The Honolulu City Ballet, the Boston Ballet and the Atlanta Ballet. 

Now on their 61st season, the Ballet Center and the rest of Cebu will bid adieu to decades of dancing and performing onstage by world renowned danseur Nicolas Pacana. “This is it!” says Nicolas. 

The Romeo and Juliet ballet, by Sergei Prokofiev based on Shakespeare's tragic love story one of the most spectacular achievements in the history of ballet, Prokofiev composed the music in 1935 for the Kirov Ballet. The incredible ballet score has inspired many great choreographers to try their hand at Shakespeare's story is meant for all audiences to enjoy.

Catch this exciting treat and more only at Cebu’s premiere shopping, dining and entertainment destination, Ayala Center Cebu. For more information, contact Ayala Center Cebu Concierge at (032) 516-2035 or (032) 231-5342. You can also visit the website: or “like” the official Ayala Center Cebu on facebook ( for more details on upcoming shows and events.

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